"At V8 7b+, it was way out of my league and it was always likely I would fail on it. However, the line is so good and problem so fantastic I couldn't stop trying it."
"This is a film about failure but not in a negative way. I suppose it's about the fun we can have along the way, even if we don't always win."
This is an 'Ugly Monkey Production'
Scottish climber Robbie Phillips has just released the fifth episode in his series of training videos called "The Process." This... Read more
Following on from Mammut's hugely popular video series 'Reclimbing the classics' we have the start of a new series featuring... Read more
In this series on UKClimbing, we have teamed up with Plas-y-Brenin, the National Mountain Sports Centre, to cover a wide range of... Read more
Admit it, you're guilty. When you fall off, it's never your fault. The conditions weren't right, your belayer is an inattentive... Read more
Dave Birkett: a name synonymous with hard Lakeland mountain trad climbs. A dark horse who has rarely sought media attention, but... Read more
As a climbing news website, we have a tendency to report on top-end, groundbreaking ascents of the world's hardest routes and... Read more
Bucket lists, tick lists, plans, holidays, trips, trip of a lifetime, longterm goals, ultimate routes. We've all got them, but do... Read more
Andy Kirkpatrick has spent over 200 nights on El Capitan and has soloed big-wall routes which most people would find daunting... Read more
Rising forbiddingly out of the bleak Connemara landscape, the Twelve Bens (a.k.a. Pins) are as rugged as any massif in the west... Read more